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John L. Routt

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John Routt oversaw Colorado's transition to statehood in 1876, serving as both its last territorial governor and first state governor. A notable advocate of women's suffrage, he pushed the cause during his terms as governor in the 1870s and again in the early 1890s, when the measure was approved.

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1875–95

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